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Miami’s 1st Afro-Latino Heritage Excellence Summit Weekend Embraced the Diaspora, Honored Univision’s Tony Dandrades Miami’s 1st Afro-Latino Heritage Excellence Summit Weekend Embraced the Diaspora, Honored Univision’s Tony Dandrades

Members of the African Diaspora converged into downtown Miami on April 13 and 14 to celebrate Afro-Latino excellence. The first annual Afro-Latino Heritage Excellence Summit highlighted the accomplishments of black Latinos in media, activism, education and the arts.

Here’s Why Monica Lewinsky And Her Letter Are Trash Here’s Why Monica Lewinsky And Her Letter Are Trash

Apparently, the dead has risen, y’all! Sidechick extraordinaire/ former White House intern- Monica Lewinsky has lost her damn mind. As if white women weren’t already trying my life enough in 2018, she has shown up to jump on what is left of my last good nerve. White people’s “victimhood” has certainly made its rounds…

5 Beauty Trends Black Women Should Leave in 2017 5 Beauty Trends Black Women Should Leave in 2017

2017 has been a whirlwind for black beauty enthusiasts across the Diaspora. Rihanna came—ferociously—for all of our coins with the launch of Fenty Beauty. Flat-tummy teas were the rage of the year for Instagram celebrities. And we could not get enough of banana powder.

A Tale of 2 Mich. Water Crises A Tale of 2 Mich. Water Crises

On Oct. 23, 12 Oakland County, Mich., communities spent roughly nine days without water after a major water main break. Almost 305,000 people were affected by the break.

5 Black-Ass Culinary ‘Delights’ That Black People Can Keep 5 Black-Ass Culinary ‘Delights’ That Black People Can Keep

You can’t outdo black people in most everyday activities. Especially cooking. Food has always been a source of comfort and therapy for us. It brings us closer together during life’s worst, grandest and most lit moments.

Depression Can Affect Even The Mighty Depression Can Affect Even The Mighty

*Source https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1199525/ *

Being A Bruja Ain't For Everybody Being A Bruja Ain't For Everybody

Being a witch isn’t just about brooms and cats.

Heather Heyer’s Death Is Tragic But Was She A Hero? Heather Heyer’s Death Is Tragic But Was She A Hero?

It is fairly common for our spaces to be filled with “allies” who come to tell us about how open we should be, how color-blind they are and/ or how much they care about our plight. A plight that has existed for the better part of 500 years These conversations, typically, stay within our spaces (where they aren’t…

Lil Duval Has Always Been A Problem But Nobody Cared Until Now Lil Duval Has Always Been A Problem But Nobody Cared Until Now

Lil Duval, known to most for being a not so funny comedian, has come under fire for his latest batch of fuckery. During an appearance on Power 105.1’s “The Breakfast Club” on July 28, comedian Lil Duval said he would kill a sexual partner if he learned she was transgender. Lil Duval received backlash on Twitter…

Blac Chyna And Why Respectability Politics Is Only Enforceable On Black Women Blac Chyna And Why Respectability Politics Is Only Enforceable On Black Women

Blac Chyna, a former stripper now turned business woman and model, is the latest target of respectability politics at the hands of her ex-fiance and daughter’s father- Rob Kardashian and the general public.

What Every Cheater Could Learn From Jay-Z What Every Cheater Could Learn From Jay-Z

Jay-Z has been relatively quiet with reference to his “alleged” extramarital affairs. Until now. According to various websites including Bossip.com, Jigga speaks, through his music, about his fear of almost losing his family, his arrogance regarding his disceptive behavior and what Beyonce means to him.

Five Reasons Why I Couldn’t Care Less About Tupac’s “All Eyez On Me” Biopic Five Reasons Why I Couldn’t Care Less About Tupac’s “All Eyez On Me” Biopic

Tupac Amaru Shakur is to rap what Elvis Presley is to rock n’ roll. Larger than life. A legend. A G.O.A.T. to some. Gen X-ers and older millennials relive their youth whenever his tracks are played posthumously. I’m positive that we all have a memory or two associated with Tupac and his neverending discography.

Should We Overlook Robert Godwin's Transgressions Because He Was Murdered? The Conversation Black Folks Refuse To Have Should We Overlook Robert Godwin's Transgressions Because He Was Murdered? The Conversation Black Folks Refuse To Have

According to many people, Robert Godwin was a good God-fearing man. The father of nine children and grandfather of fourteen was murdered in cold blood on Easter Sunday by a crazed Steve Stevens. On the surface, this is a tragedy of unspeakable measure. However, there is more to this story than meets the eye.

On Social Media and Real Life Virtual Friendships On Social Media and Real Life Virtual Friendships

Friendship is important. That's really an understatement. In 2016, friends aren't necessarily confined to the workplace, school or IRL situations. Social media has become a very viable platform to create new and fulfilling bonds between new people from distant places to whom we wouldn't, otherwise,  have access. The…

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